Telecommuting News Summary 011909

Retrofitting buildings is one option to reduce carbon footprint of
CNN International  - 14 hours ago
Like IBM, Sun Microsystems is a proponent of telecommuting, with 56 percent of its employees working from home one or two days a week.
Lawmakers mull ways to fan economy
Maui News,  HI  - Jan 18, 2009
And McKelvey planned to propose a tax credit for companies that allow their workers to telecommute. He acknowledged it could be hard to get traction for
Some in Washington want to stay far from the madding crowd
Urbana/Champaign News-Gazette,  IL  - Jan 18, 2009
She has heard that a personnel director for the federal government will advise all federal workers to telecommute on Wednesday, when most visitors
Horizon now is operating from virtual office
Chillicothe Gazette,  OH  - Jan 18, 2009
The virtual office concept is an extension of telecommuting, a trend that has gained momentum over the last few years. The concept allows employers and
‘Green’ pool service company takes the plunge
News & Observer,  NC  - Jan 18, 2009
We all just telecommute and meet over the phone, conference calls and like that.” They also bill electronically and use recycled paper.
To Wit: I Haven’t Got A Posse, But I’ve Got An e-Posse
Hartford Courant,  United States  - Jan 17, 2009
As more people telecommute or work solely from their homes or are simply out of work, Facebook’s basic unit of intercourse – the status update – becomes a
Book Review: “The Work From Home Handbook”
Blogger News Network  - Jan 17, 2009
If so, working from home or “telework” as it is referred to in this book might be just the thing for you and your family. Released last February by NOLO in
What to look for (and avoid) in a virtual internship
Examiner.com  - Jan 17, 2009
A step further than telecommuting, virtual internships often involve never meeting your supervisor in-person. Instead, the entire interview process and
Seminars on “Telework” offered
Business Lexington,  KY  - Jan 16, 2009
Lexington, KY – What is “telework?” What technology do I need to make it work, successfully? What are the legal considerations and how can I manage
‘Starbucks without noise’ MORE INFO
The Free Lance-Star,  VA  - Jan 16, 2009
So Delagrange, 41, rented commercial space near Ukrop’s on State Route 3, and transformed it into Business Playce, a “co-working” telework office for 7 to
Virtualization Journal Special: Application Collaboration Goes Virtual
SYS-CON Media,  NJ  - Jan 16, 2009
Compare that with today – flexible work hours, telecommuting, distributed teams, and outsourcing are the norm, and employees increasingly rely on a
SVN Adds Capital Group, Closes Offices
GlobeSt. com,  NY  - Jan 16, 2009
By Bob Howard IRVINE, CA-The changing fortunes of the commercial real estate industry produced two strategic moves in Southern California Friday morning as
Sperry Van Ness Woodland Hills Office to Close
San Fernando Valley Business Journal Online,  CA  - Jan 16, 2009
Now the Guardian subsidiary will have just one office Southern California, focusing on telecommuting rather than brick-and-mortar office locations.
Congressmen back $6bn broadband investment
TECH.BLORGE.com,  Australia  - Jan 16, 2009
The logic appears to be that people in rural areas could get broadband access, allowing them to take on telecommuting jobs or work on home businesses.
Officescape ® Launches Office@homeSM Services Nationwide
Earthtimes (press release),  UK  - Jan 16, 2009
For companies looking to cut overhead costs, improve efficiency and retain invaluable employees, a telework model can provide an adequate solution.
Sheridan to lay off 35 people
The Evening Sun,  PA  - Jan 16, 2009
The 400-employee Hanover operation, whose parent is The Sheridan Group, based in Hunt Valley, Md., has offered the laid-off employees telecommuting jobs to
Room to Improve
GovExec.com,  DC  - Jan 16, 2009
Meanwhile, a question on telework benefits yielded only a 22.6 percent satisfaction rate. The same was true for alternative work schedules,
Software-as-a-service solutions offer plenty of green perks
SmartBrief,  DC  - Jan 16, 2009
Such solutions allow knowledge workers to telecommute, therefore cutting the number of employees driving to and from work. They can also allow for the
Unstuff tough times: 8 ways to keep employee engagement high
Examiner.com  - Jan 16, 2009
Telecommute. If your business allows it, telecommuting offers a number of advantages, especially in times when economic tension is high.
Good luck getting around DC on Inauguration Day
Lawrence Journal World,  KS  - Jan 16, 2009
a nonprofit group that coordinates commuter programs in Washington, is recommending that employers allow workers to telecommute or shift their hours
Juggling Babies and Work
Washington Post Blogs,  DC  - Jan 16, 2009
“Ways to enable direct feeding include on-site child care, telecommuting, keeping the infant at work, allowing the mother to leave work to go to the infant,
Make winter driving safe by following some simple rules
The Kingston Whig-Standard,  Canada  - Jan 16, 2009
Many employers have recognized that telecommuting can actually improve productivity and, as a result, are encouraging their employees to make creative ar
Utah County air quality deteriorates
Daily Herald,  UT  - Jan 15, 2009
The state Division of Air Quality’s tips for improving winter air quality include carpooling, using mass transit, telecommuting, postponing errands on high
O’Malley may back new climate change compromise
Baltimore Examiner,  MD  - Jan 15, 2009
Others measures include telecommuting programs, transit incentives, requiring smart growth development, planting urban trees and buying local.
Jan. 20 Jams Could Start Out in Suburbs
Washington Post,  United States  - Jan 15, 2009
She said those in her office who can walk to work will cover the office while others, like her, will telecommute. “Once they started closing the bridges,
Africa Must Produce or Perish
Liberian Dialogue,  Liberia  - Jan 15, 2009
One catalyst for such prosperity could be telecommuting. If 300 million Africans could work for companies located in the West (just as millions of Indians
Verizon, Nonprofit Group Eye Safe Teleworking on Inauguration Day
TMC Net,  CT  - Jan 15, 2009
20, and the security restrictions that come with the event, Verizon and the Telework Coalition, a nonprofit group, reportedly are encouraging businesses to VZ
Statement from Internet Innovation Alliance on Obama’s Push To
PR Newswire (press release),  NY  - Jan 15, 2009
help modernize the health sector through telemedicine, our education system through e-learning and our environment through telecommuting.
HOW ‘GREEN’ IS YOUR OFFICE?
Leominster Champion,   USA  - Jan 15, 2009
tools for a greener office, information on the economic and environmental benefits of telecommuting, and how to engage coworkers in green initiatives.
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